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Fell off the wagon and feel horrendous - is this normal?

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FurryTurnip Mon 15-Aug-16 20:57:08

I've been low carbing for about 3 weeks and so far (well, up until this weekend) it has been going well.

But over the weekend I monumentally fell off the wagon. I won't list crap excuses, I was just premenstrual and weak willed. Yesterday I ate chocolate, ice cream, lentil curry, potato curry and chapati. Not all at the same time I must add.

Today I feel horrendous. Nauseous, very upset (explosive) stomach and really dizzy. Has anyone else had this? Or is it just a coincidence and I have a bug / food poisoning?

I am now firmly back on the wagon and if this is anything to go by I won't slip again!

tearsofrobertsmith Tue 16-Aug-16 15:23:22

I am the same! Two weeks in, 7lbs down and feeling brilliant, then we had a big bbq this weekend, bread, pasta salads, sweets, the lot! Last night I felt horrible, felt like I'd gained 10lbs back and was gutted! This morning it's onwards and upwards- I usually slip then think "sod it" and gain it all back and give up but I was finding lchf so easy that it would be criminal not to continue!!! Good luck with it! Oh and when I weighed myself it was only 3lbs back on!

FurryTurnip Tue 16-Aug-16 15:31:00

Thanks, good to know it's not just me, but at least we now know that it is really not worth falling off the wagon for. I didn't really enjoy the stuff I gorged on either.

Like you, I am back on it, we can do this! (Though unlike you I haven't weighed myself yet as I can face it!)

dontcrynow Tue 23-Aug-16 23:44:12

I've been successfully low carbing for 6 weeks and have lost about 20 pounds but in the last few days I've really hankered after sweet stuff and yesterday I ate a jam doughnut and two large Danish pastries. just need to get back on the waggon now

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